RPP concludes candidacies for polls

Published On: October 7, 2022 05:30 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has concluded candidacies for the November 20 elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and the provincial assemblies. 

Out of the name list of approximately 700 candidates sent by the party’s district working committees from across the country, the center selected 165 for the HoR and 330 for the provincial assembly elections, according to RPP Chairman Rajendra Lingden. 

Discussions between the top leadership of the RPP and the CPN-UML for seat allocation are underway, and based on that, the respective district working committees can change candidacies, it has been said. 

The party’s district working committees in coordination with the center will register candidacies with the respective district election office on October 9. 

Meanwhile, in view of the incoming proposals for electoral alliance by various political parties, RPP has suggested the district committees go for an alliance with any political party keeping in view the situation of the respective constituencies, it has been said. 


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